The Audit Committee oversees the integrity of the Company's accounting and financial reporting and its systems of internal controls, the performance and qualifications of the independent auditor (including the independent auditor's independence), the performance of the Company's internal audit function and the Company's compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. The committee is responsible for the appointment, compensation, removal and oversight of the work of the independent auditor.
Corporate Governance and Policy Committee
The Corporate Governance and Policy Committee identifies individuals qualified to become members of the Board of Directors and recommends director nominees for the next annual meeting of shareholders. The committee advises the Board with respect to the structure and composition of the Board committees and makes recommendations to the Board with respect to corporate governance matters, including the Corporate Governance Guidelines. The committee also oversees the Company’s policies and processes related to charitable contributions, selected social, environmental and regulatory matters and equal opportunity and diversity compliance.
The Finance Committee assists the Board in its oversight of the management of the financial resources and financial risks of the Corporation.
Human Resources Committee
The Human Resources Committee discharges the Board of Director’s duties and responsibilities relating to compensation of the Company’s senior managers and oversees the Company’s succession planning and management development activities. The committee also reviews, and recommends to the full Board, the compensation and benefits for non-employee Directors.